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Gold-Rush Phoebe

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In 1848, fifteen-year-old Phoebe Brown disguises herself as a boy and runs away with her friend Robbie Robson to join in the California gold rush and, after many adventures, they eventually find themselves running a restaurant in San Francisco.

In 1848, fifteen-year-old Phoebe Brown disguises herself as a boy and runs away with her friend Robbie Robson to join in the California gold rush and, after many adventures, they eventually ...

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Overview

In 1848, fifteen-year-old Phoebe Brown disguises herself as a boy and runs away with her friend Robbie Robson to join in the California gold rush and, after many adventures, they eventually find themselves running a restaurant in San Francisco.

In 1848, fifteen-year-old Phoebe Brown disguises herself as a boy and runs away with her friend Robbie Robson to join in the California gold rush and, after many adventures, they eventually find themselves running a restaurant in San Francisco.

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Children's Literature - Rebecca Joseph
In this well-written forth installment in Karr's "Pettycoat Party" series, the series' courageous heroine Phoebe, masquerading as a boy, heads towards gold country with her great friend Robbie. The two stow away on a ship and make their way to California where they join forces with the intelligent Mr. Overbeam and his companion Olimpio. After spending an adventurous fall finding and protecting their gold, Phoebe and Robbie plan to return home but end up spending a year in San Francisco where they become successful restaurant owners and investors. As her feelings for Robbie change from platonic to romantic, Phoebe must decide whether to stay in San Francisco with Robbie or to return to Oregon to visit her family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064404983
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/1998
  • Series: Petticoat Party Series , #4
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.12 (w) x 7.62 (h) x 0.41 (d)

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